Senior Editor | Pittsburgh, PA Jamison Cocklin joined the staff of NGI in November 2013. Prior to that he worked as business and energy reporter at the Youngstown Vindicator, covering the regional economy and the Utica Shale play. He also served as a city reporter at the Bangor Daily News and did freelance work for the Associated Press. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from the University of Maine. email@example.com
A Republican state lawmaker from Northeast Pennsylvania plans to soon introduce a resolution urging the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) not to move forward with plans to ban high-volume hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the 13,539-square mile watershed.
Antero Resources Corp. said Thursday that it earned more than $1 billion through a stock offering and changes to its natural gas hedge portfolio, securing some of the cash it needs to support year/year production growth of 20-22% through 2020.
Months after it restructured and emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, Ultra Petroleum Corp.’s largest shareholder has hired an investment bank to explore “value-maximizing strategic alternatives” for the company.
Smith Township supervisors in Pennsylvania have signed-off on MPLX LP subsidiary MarkWest Energy Partners LP’s plans to build a 200 MMcf/d natural gas processing facility, but the company is still waiting on an air permit from state regulators to begin construction.
Pennsylvania state Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne County) plans to introduce a resolution that would require a legislative committee to launch a performance evaluation of permitting programs overseen by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in a move to allay the regulated community’s concerns about agency delays, such as those voiced by the natural gas industry. Read More
Rex Energy Corp. turned 12 wells to sales during the third quarter in western Pennsylvania that put it on target to meet quarterly and full-year guidance after production snags hampered volumes in 2Q2017.
After a three-year permitting process, Williams Partners LP said Monday that Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC (Transco) has officially started greenfield construction on the Atlantic Sunrise project, which is expected to last 10 months. Read More
The Republican-controlled Pennsylvania House late Wednesday narrowly passed a plan to fund the state’s $32 billion budget and plug its $2 billion-plus deficit, which does not include a severance tax on unconventional natural gas production like its Senate counterpart. Read More
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